The Andiron Lecture Series for 2016-17 begins this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. in Eykamp Hall, Room 252, in Ridgway University Center. UE associate professor of archaeology Jennie Ebeling will be speaking on “It Takes a Village: The Realities of Directing an Archaeological Excavation in the 21st Century.” A social hour with beverages precedes the lecture at 3:45 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Other lectures in this series include:
• November 9, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 253, Ridgway University Center,
“Evansville History in Motion” – Joe Atkinson, UE digital multimedia specialist in residence
• February 1, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center
“Alpha Scholars and First- Generation Families” – Mari Plikuhn, associate professor of sociology
• March 1, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center
“Toward a New Nostalgia for Public Libraries: Engaging, Inquiring, and Empowering” – Cynthia Sturgis Landrum, director of the Evansville-Vanderburgh Public Library
• April 5, 4:00 p.m., Eykamp Hall, Room 252, Ridgway University Center
“Diggers, Farmers, and Townsmen: Irish Immigrants in Southwestern Indiana” – Daniel Gahan, UE professor of history
The Andiron Lecture series is sponsored by the William L. Ridgway College of Arts and Sciences and supported by a generous gift from Donald B. Korb.
For more information, call 812-488-1070 or 812-488-2589.